Mohammed bin Rashid tours Gulfood 2020

 His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has underlined the central importance the UAE government is attaching to food security, citing the establishment of a food security portfolio in the latest government formation as reflective of the country’s determination to keep food security at the heart […]

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UAE poised to start new chapter in supporting women’s advancement locally, globally: Manal bint Mohammed

The UAE is poised to start a new chapter in supporting women’s advancement locally, regionally and globally, said H.H. Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the UAE Gender Balance Council, President of Dubai Women Establishment, and wife of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of […]

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Emirati-designed 'Expo Live Pavilion' hopes to inspire millions

The Emirati-designed Expo Live Pavilion in Expo 2020 Dubai’s Opportunity District aims to inspire millions of visitors to become change-makers by showcasing the social innovators, supported by Expo Live, who are having a measurable impact on people’s lives across the world. A human-focused experience, ‘The Good Place’ was designed by Ahmad Abdulrahman Bukhash, founder of […]

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Emirati-designed 'Expo Live Pavilion' hopes to inspire millions

The Emirati-designed Expo Live Pavilion in Expo 2020 Dubai’s Opportunity District aims to inspire millions of visitors to become change-makers by showcasing the social innovators, supported by Expo Live, who are having a measurable impact on people’s lives across the world. A human-focused experience, ‘The Good Place’ was designed by Ahmad Abdulrahman Bukhash, founder of […]

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Etihad Cargo, dnata extend global handling partnership to 15 gateways

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has bolstered its global handling partnership agreements with dnata, an Emirati airport services provider. The new agreements align the two UAE-based companies until 2023, with dnata providing warehouse and cargo handling services to manage 180,000 tonnes of air cargo carried annually across 15 gateways […]

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Solution to Libyan crisis is political, Gargash tells International Follow-Up Committee on Libya in Munich

Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, emphasised the UAE’s support for a political solution to the Libyan crisis and highlighted in this regard Germany’s efforts through the Berlin track, considering it the only manner of achieving security and stability in Libya. In his speech before the first meeting of the […]

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Australia to evacuate more than 200 citizens from cruise ship quarantined at Japan port

Australia will evacuate more than 200 of its citizens onboard a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship being held under quarantine in the Japanese port of Yokohama, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday. Morrison said the passengers will depart on Wednesday and will be taken to Australia’s tropical north, where they will be required to be quarantined […]

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Abu Dhabi continues AED50 billion investment in business, people and innovation

From instant licences and incubators, to affordable school places and art springing up all over town, Abu Dhabi’s AED 50 billion (US$13.6 biillion) programme Ghadan 21 is accelerating Abu Dhabi’s development as a place where businesses, innovative ideas and diverse people can not only grow, but thrive. Envisioned by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed […]

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Man City's European ban shocks Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said on Saturday he felt a sense of “shock” after Premier League rivals Manchester City were hit with a two-season ban from European football. UEFA announced the sanction on Friday, with European football’s governing body punishing City for what it said were serious financial fair play breaches. City, who were also […]

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UAE provides 48 tonnes of food aid to residents of Hadramaut

The UAE, through its humanitarian arm, the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, provided 600 food parcels weighing 48 tonnes to the residents of Hadramaut Governorate, benefitting 3,000 people who are members of vulnerable Yemeni families in Al-Reida and Qusayr districts. The beneficiaries thanked the UAE’s leadership, government and people for their support and humanitarian gesture. Since […]

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Poor visibility warning

The National Center of Meteorology has urged motorists to take all precautions against potential fog formations. In a statement tonight, NCM said that poor visibility is expected at times over some internal and coastal areas, especially the central and western parts of the country, during the period from 01:00 until 10:00 Sunday morning. Follow Emirates […]

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Nahyan bin Mubarak receives Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, today, received in his palace Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church, and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, Sheikh Nahyan welcomed the delegation and talked with them about the relations between […]

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UAE strongly condemns attack in northeastern Nigeria

The UAE has strongly condemned a terrorist attack that killed several people and injured numerous others in northeastern Nigeria.In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation underscored the UAE’s utter condemnation of this criminal act and its firm rejection of all forms of violence and terrorism aimed at undermining security and stability […]

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Sophie Turner pregnant?

Sophie Turner is reportedly pregnant. The 23-year-old actress is believed to be expecting her first child with her husband Joe Jonas, according to sources close to the pair. One insider told JustJared.com: “The couple is keeping things very hush hush but their friends and family are super excited for them.” Whilst another added: “Sophie has […]

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Abdullah bin Zayed reviews government excellence models, leadership programmes

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has reviewed several government excellence models, programmes and initiatives implemented by the UAE Ministry of Cabinet Affairs and the Future. His Highness also surveyed various government development models and concepts, including government innovation labs, awards recognising government excellence, and partnerships with […]

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UAE braces for most sustainable edition of Expo

The UAE’s hosting of the Expo 2020 Dubai will embody its long-term efforts to create solutions that will help achieve environmental sustainability. The international exhibition will showcase the latest innovations, especially those related to renewable energy, water, recycling and green spaces, potentially making it the most sustainable edition in the event’s 160-year history. Expo aims […]

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Egypt says its population passes 100 million

Egypt’s population has passed 100 million, its statistics agency said Tuesday, highlighting the threat of overpopulation in a poverty-stricken country where many live in crowded megacities. The North African country retains its position as the most populous Arab nation and Africa’s third most populous country behind Nigeria and Ethiopia. A counter installed atop the Central […]

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